Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
Monday, September 18, 2017

Will’s older brother Shawn was shot and killed two days ago: “Blood soaking into a/T-shirt, blue jeans, and boots/looks a lot like chocolate syrup/when the glow from the streetlights hit it./But I know ain’t/nothing sweet about blood.” Reeling with anger and grief, Will at... .. read more..

One Last Word by Nikki Grimes
Sunday, August 27, 2017

As summer swings to an end, we could all use a little inspiration (especially after THIS summer) as we head back to school or work. Luckily, we don’t have to look far. Award winning poet Nikki Grimes has created a unique little book BIG on art, history and imagination that will pump up your... .. read more..

A Sense of the Infinite by Hilary T. Smith
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

“I had known Noe for only ten minutes, but already I could feel that protecting her would give me a purpose, give my tortured energy somewhere to go…I could be a normal human as long as I was interacting with Noe.” ¬†Shy, awkward freshman Annabeth found a best friend and savior i... .. read more..

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